2017–18 Bundesliga

Bundesliga
Season 2017–18
Dates 18 August 2017 – 12 May 2018
Matches played 171
Goals scored 477 (2.79 per match)
Top goalscorer Robert Lewandowski (17 goals)
Biggest home win Borussia Dortmund 5–0 1. FC Köln
Borussia Dortmund 6–1 Borussia Mönchengladbach
Bayern Munich 5–0 SC Freiburg
[1]
Biggest away win Borussia Mönchengladbach 1–5 Bayer Leverkusen[1]
Highest scoring Borussia Dortmund 4–4 Schalke 04
Hannover 96 4–4 Bayer Leverkusen
[1]
Longest winning run 6 games[1]
Bayern Munich
Longest unbeaten run 12 games[1]
Bayer Leverkusen
Longest winless run 16 games[1]
1. FC Köln
Longest losing run 5 games[1]
1. FC Köln
Highest attendance 81,360[1]
Borussia Dortmund v Borussia Mönchengladbach
Borussia Dortmund v Bayern Munich
Lowest attendance 22,827[1]
VfL Wolfsburg v RB Leipzig
Attendance 7,589,254 (44,382 per match)
2018–19
All statistics correct as of 21 January 2018.

The 2017–18 Bundesliga is the 55th season of the Bundesliga, Germany's premier football competition. It began on 18 August 2017 and will conclude on 12 May 2018.[2] Bayern Munich are the defending champions.

The fixtures were announced on 29 June 2017.[3][4]

Teams[]

A total of 18 teams are participating in this ion of the Bundesliga.

Team changes[]

Promoted from
2016–17 2. Bundesliga
Relegated from
2016–17 Bundesliga
VfB Stuttgart
Hannover 96
FC Ingolstadt
Darmstadt 98

Stadiums and locations[]

Team Location Stadium Capacity Ref.
FC Augsburg Augsburg WWK Arena 30,660 [5]
Hertha BSC Berlin Olympiastadion 74,475 [6]
Werder Bremen Bremen Weser-Stadion 42,100 [7]
Borussia Dortmund Dortmund Signal Iduna Park 81,360 [8]
Eintracht Frankfurt Frankfurt Commerzbank-Arena 51,500 [9]
SC Freiburg Freiburg im Breisgau Schwarzwald-Stadion 24,000 [10]
Hamburger SV Hamburg Volksparkstadion 57,000 [11]
Hannover 96 Hanover HDI-Arena 49,000 [12]
1899 Hoffenheim Sinsheim Wirsol Rhein-Neckar-Arena 30,150 [13]
1. FC Köln Cologne RheinEnergieStadion 49,698 [14]
RB Leipzig Leipzig Red Bull Arena 42,558 [15]
Bayer Leverkusen Leverkusen BayArena 30,000 [16]
Mainz 05 Mainz Opel Arena 34,000 [17]
Borussia Mönchengladbach Mönchengladbach Borussia-Park 54,014 [18]
Bayern Munich Munich Allianz Arena 75,000 [19]
Schalke 04 Gelsenkirchen Veltins-Arena 62,271 [20]
VfB Stuttgart Stuttgart Mercedes-Benz Arena 60,449 [21]
VfL Wolfsburg Wolfsburg Volkswagen Arena 30,000 [22]

Personnel and kits[]

Team Manager[23] Captain Kit manufacturer[24] Shirt sponsor[24]
FC Augsburg Germany Manuel Baum Germany Daniel Baier Nike WWK, baramundi software1
Hertha BSC Hungary Pál Dárdai Bosnia and Herzegovina Vedad Ibišević Nike bet-at-home.com, TEDi1
Werder Bremen Germany Florian Kohfeldt Austria Zlatko Junuzović Nike Wiesenhof, H-Hotels1
Borussia Dortmund Austria Peter Stöger Germany Marcel Schmelzer Puma Evonik, Opel1
Eintracht Frankfurt Croatia Niko Kovač Germany Alexander Meier Nike Indeed.com, Deutsche Börse Group1
SC Freiburg Germany Christian Streich Germany Julian Schuster Hummel Schwarzwaldmilch (H & A), LAC Lactosefrei (3)
Hamburger SV Germany Bernd Hollerbach Japan Gōtoku Sakai Adidas Emirates, Popp Feinkost1
Hannover 96 Germany André Breitenreiter Russia Edgar Prib Jako Heinz von Heiden, HDI1
1899 Hoffenheim Germany Julian Nagelsmann Poland Eugen Polanski Lotto SAP, Prowin1
1. FC Köln Germany Stefan Ruthenbeck Germany Matthias Lehmann Erima REWE, DEVK1
RB Leipzig Austria Ralph Hasenhüttl Germany Willi Orban Nike Red Bull, CG Immobilien1
Bayer Leverkusen Germany Heiko Herrlich Germany Lars Bender Jako Barmenia Versicherungen, Westminster-Gruppe1
Mainz 05 Germany Sandro Schwarz Germany Stefan Bell Lotto Kömmerling, MFD Aviation1
Borussia Mönchengladbach Germany Dieter Hecking Germany Lars Stindl Kappa Postbank, H-Hotels1
Bayern Munich Germany Jupp Heynckes Germany Manuel Neuer Adidas Deutsche Telekom, Hamad Airport1
Schalke 04 Germany Domenico Tedesco Germany Ralf Fährmann Adidas Gazprom, AllyouneedFresh1
VfB Stuttgart Germany Hannes Wolf Germany Christian Gentner Puma Mercedes-Benz Bank, GAZİ1
VfL Wolfsburg Switzerland Martin Schmidt Spain Ignacio Camacho Nike Volkswagen, UPS1
1. ^ On the sleeves.

Managerial changes[]

Team Outgoing Manner Exit date Position in table Incoming Incoming date Ref.
Announced on Departed on Announced on Arrived on
Mainz 05 Switzerland Martin Schmidt Sacked 22 May 2017 30 June 2017 Pre-season Germany Sandro Schwarz 31 May 2017 1 July 2017 [25]
Borussia Dortmund Germany Thomas Tuchel 30 May 2017 Netherlands Peter Bosz 6 June 2017 [26][27]
Bayer Leverkusen Turkey Tayfun Korkut End of contract 13 May 2017 Germany Heiko Herrlich 9 June 2017 [28][29]
Schalke 04 Germany Markus Weinzierl Sacked 9 June 2017 Germany Domenico Tedesco [30]
VfL Wolfsburg Netherlands Andries Jonker 18 September 2017 14th Switzerland Martin Schmidt 18 September 2017 [31]
Bayern Munich Italy Carlo Ancelotti 28 September 2017 3rd France Willy Sagnol (interim) 28 September 2017 [32]
France Willy Sagnol (interim) End of caretaker spell 6 October 2017 2nd Germany Jupp Heynckes 6 October 2017 [33]
Werder Bremen Germany Alexander Nouri Sacked 30 October 2017 17th Germany Florian Kohfeldt 30 October 2017 [34][35]
1. FC Köln Austria Peter Stöger 3 December 2017 18th Germany Stefan Ruthenbeck 3 December 2017 [36]
Borussia Dortmund Netherlands Peter Bosz 10 December 2017 7th Austria Peter Stöger 10 December 2017 [37]
Hamburger SV Germany Markus Gisdol 21 January 2018 17th Germany Bernd Hollerbach 22 January 2018 [38][39]

League table[]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Bayern Munich 19 15 2 2 44 14 +30 47 Qualification to Champions League group stage
2 Bayer Leverkusen 19 8 7 4 39 27 +12 31
3 Schalke 04 19 8 7 4 30 25 +5 31
4 RB Leipzig 19 9 4 6 31 28 +3 31
5 Borussia Mönchengladbach 19 9 4 6 30 30 0 31 Qualification to Europa League group stage
6 Borussia Dortmund 19 8 6 5 40 25 +15 30 Qualification to Europa League second qualifying round
7 Eintracht Frankfurt 19 8 6 5 24 20 +4 30
8 FC Augsburg 19 7 6 6 28 25 +3 27
9 1899 Hoffenheim 19 7 6 6 29 27 +2 27
10 Hannover 96 19 7 6 6 28 29 −1 27
11 Hertha BSC 19 6 7 6 27 27 0 25
12 SC Freiburg 19 5 8 6 20 33 −13 23
13 VfL Wolfsburg 19 3 11 5 22 24 −2 20
14 VfB Stuttgart 19 6 2 11 16 24 −8 20
15 Mainz 05 19 5 5 9 24 33 −9 20
16 Werder Bremen 19 3 7 9 16 25 −9 16 Qualification to relegation play-offs
17 Hamburger SV 19 4 3 12 15 28 −13 15 Relegation to 2. Bundesliga
18 1. FC Köln 19 3 3 13 14 33 −19 12
Updated to match(es) played on 21 January 2018. Source: DFB
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Goals scored; 4) Head-to-head points; 5) Head-to-head goal difference; 6) Head-to-head away goals scored; 7) Away goals scored; 8) Play-off.[40]

Results[]

Home \ Away AUG BSC BRE DOR FRA FRE HAM HAN HOF KÖL LEI LEV MAI MÖN MUN SCH STU WOL
FC Augsburg 1–1 1–2 3–3 1–0 1–2 3–0 1–0 1–1 2–2 2–1
Hertha BSC 1–1 1–1 1–2 2–1 3–1 2–1 2–4 2–2 0–2 2–0
Werder Bremen 0–3 0–0 a 4–0 1–1 2–2 0–2 0–2 1–2 1–0
Borussia Dortmund 2–0 1–2 2–1 5–0 2–3 6–1 1–3 4–4 0–0
Eintracht Frankfurt 1–2 2–1 2–2 1–1 0–1 0–1 2–2 2–1 0–1
SC Freiburg 1–1 0–0 0–0 0–0 1–1 3–2 2–1 2–1 1–0 0–1
Hamburger SV 1–0 0–0 0–3 1–2 3–0 0–2 0–2 0–1 3–1 0–0
Hannover 96 4–2 1–2 2–0 2–0 0–0 4–4 3–2 1–0 1–1
1899 Hoffenheim 2–2 1–1 1–0 1–1 4–0 1–4 1–3 2–0 2–0 1–0
1. FC Köln 0–2 0–0 0–1 3–4 1–3 0–3 1–2 2–1 1–0
RB Leipzig 2–3 2–0 2–1 4–1 2–1 2–2 2–2 3–1 1–0
Bayer Leverkusen 1–0 1–1 4–0 3–0 2–2 2–1 2–2 1–3 2–2
Mainz 05 1–3 1–0 0–2 1–1 3–2 0–1 2–3 1–0 3–1 3–2
Borussia Mönchengladbach 2–0 0–1 3–1 2–1 1–0 1–5 1–1 2–1 1–1 2–0
Bayern Munich 3–0 4–2 5–0 3–1 1–0 2–0 3–1 4–0 2–2
Schalke 04 3–2 a 2–0 1–1 2–2 2–0 1–1 2–0 0–3 3–1 1–1
VfB Stuttgart 0–0 1–0 2–1 3–0 2–1 0–2 1–0 0–1 1–0
VfL Wolfsburg 3–3 1–1 0–3 1–3 3–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 1–1 3–0
Updated to match(es) played on 21 January 2018. Source: DFB
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.
For coming matches, an a indicates there is an article about the match.

Statistics[]

Top scorers[]

As of 20 January 2018
Rank Player Club Goals[41]
1 Poland Robert Lewandowski Bayern Munich 17
2 Gabon Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Borussia Dortmund 13
3 Iceland Alfreð Finnbogason FC Augsburg 11
4 Germany Kevin Volland Bayer Leverkusen 10
Germany Timo Werner RB Leipzig
6 Germany Niclas Füllkrug Hannover 96 9
Germany Mark Uth 1899 Hoffenheim
8 Austria Michael Gregoritsch FC Augsburg 8
France Sébastien Haller Eintracht Frankfurt
Germany Nils Petersen SC Freiburg

Hat-tricks[]

Player Club Against Result Date
Iceland Alfreð Finnbogason FC Augsburg 1. FC Köln 3–0 9 September 2017
Gabon Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang Borussia Dortmund Borussia Mönchengladbach 6–1 23 September 2017
Germany Max Kruse Werder Bremen Hannover 96 4–0 19 November 2017
Germany Nils Petersen SC Freiburg 1. FC Köln 4–3 10 December 2017
Iceland Alfreð Finnbogason FC Augsburg SC Freiburg 3–3 16 December 2017
Germany Niclas Füllkrug Hannover 96 Mainz 05 3–2 13 January 2018

Clean sheets[]

As of 20 January 2018
Rank Player Club Clean
sheets[42]
1 Switzerland Roman Bürki Borussia Dortmund 7
2 Germany Oliver Baumann 1899 Hoffenheim 6
Germany Sven Ulreich Bayern Munich
4 Germany Ralf Fährmann Schalke 04 5
Switzerland Marwin Hitz FC Augsburg
Germany Bernd Leno Bayer Leverkusen
Germany Christian Mathenia Hamburger SV
Czech Republic Jiří Pavlenka Werder Bremen
Germany Alexander Schwolow SC Freiburg
Germany Philipp Tschauner Hannover 96
Germany Ron-Robert Zieler VfB Stuttgart

Number of teams by state[]

Rank State Number of teams Club(s)
1  North Rhine-Westphalia 5 Borussia Dortmund, 1. FC Köln, Bayer Leverkusen, Borussia Mönchengladbach, and Schalke 04
2  Baden-Württemberg 3 SC Freiburg, 1899 Hoffenheim, and VfB Stuttgart
3  Bavaria 2 FC Augsburg and Bayern Munich
 Lower Saxony Hannover 96 and VfL Wolfsburg
5  Berlin 1 Hertha BSC
 Bremen Werder Bremen
 Hamburg Hamburger SV
 Hesse Eintracht Frankfurt
 Rhineland-Palatinate Mainz 05
 Saxony RB Leipzig

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